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Aberdeen flights from Teesside added with Eastern Airways

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Eastern Airways announces the return of its Aberdeen service from Teesside Airport, starting on May 20th, providing daily weekday and Sunday flights, with increased frequency starting September 9th.

Eastern Airways, the UK’s regional airline, announced that Aberdeen services from Teesside Airport will commence from Monday 20th May restoring the North-East connectivity.

Initially the service will operate daily weekdays and Sunday with an increase to twice daily from 9th September, offering then peak morning and evening services to ensure connectivity to the UK’s North-East Scotland energy hub.

The return of Eastern Airways to the Aberdeen service having operated the route form 2001 until 2022 will add to the airlines well established Teesside seasonal summer Jersey service which re-starts on Saturday 11th May and joins Eastern Airways basing of a 100-seat Embeaer 190 last month to operate the KLM Cityhopper Amsterdam service, resulting in Eastern operating up to 54 arrivals and departures weekly from Teesside Airport.

Teesside International Airport Manager Director Phil Forster said: “We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Eastern Airways and look forward to working with them on delivering a fantastic service for our passengers.

“We know this service is incredibly important for our passengers and the area’s economy so are pleased to have secured its future in such a short period of time – and to be only North-East airport now flying direct to Aberdeen.”

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Chris Tibbett, Aero Director at AGS Airports, said: “We are delighted to welcome back the Aberdeen to Teesside route with Eastern Airways strengthening the ties between the two regions.

“The reinstatement of the Aberdeen to Teesside route reflects our ongoing commitment to meeting the needs of our passengers and supporting the growth of regional air travel.”

Eastern Airways Commercial Director Roger Hage added: “We have been operating from Teesside on multiple every year since 2001 so returning to the Aberdeen service from 20th May restores familiarity to many faces we have welcomed on-board for many years.

“We more than any operator know the value of connecting the UK’s energy capital Aberdeen to significant employment centres throughout the UK so adding Teesside to our growing route mix, while also operating services such as Amsterdam on behalf of KLM and the summer seasonal Jersey flights with the addition of Aberdeen all help ensure the long-term future of connectivity from the wider regions of Teesside, North Yorkshire and South Tyneside to the North East of Scotland”.

The Teesside-Aberdeen service will be operated up to twice daily with flights including a complimentary drink and snack alongside various baggage inclusive fare options. Multi-flight route pass fares offering discounts and free flight changes for regular travellers will also be available, with flights commencing Monday 20th May.

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